A new issue of Cloth Paper Scissors had a technique for making owls, where you draw the shape with water, then use the dropper of a bottle of acrylic ink to put the color in the water. The technique for last week's DLP journal was acrylics, so I thought I would try this.
One of the main adjustments for this journal for me is that it is such a large size. So I wanted to practice making a large owl in another journal. I did pretty much everything wrong. I didn't use enough water, so when I dropped in the color, it didn't do much of anything. Plus, I forgot to draw in the owl ears with water, so I had to go back and put some in.
The whole thing ended up looking pretty bizarre. I can't decide if this looks like Eddie Munster, or a Russian orthodox priest. Either way, every time I walk by it, it cracks me up. It's so large, I can't avoid looking at it. So I guess it wasn't wasted effort after all!!